Lao Morning News For July 13

Lao Morning News For July 13

Lao PDR morning news

Robust globe a must for rapid growth: economist
The nation’s economy is set to remain one of the fastest growing in the region in coming years as long as the global economic recovery remains on track, according to international financial institutions.
Vientiane Times

2018 Amended Electricity Price Underway
The Ministry of Energy and Mines is preparing an amendment of electricity prices for the forthcoming year, but it will not have much effecton the current high cost of living for locals.
Lao News Agency

Minister hails Lao-Vietnamese communications cooperation
Laos and Vietnam have successfully cooperated in communications, especially human resources and ICT sector development, and will continue to do so, according to a leading official.
Vientiane Times

3 Lao provinces enlist HCM City’s help for investment
A conference to promote tourism, investment and trade in three Laos provinces, Savannakhet, Khammouane, and Bolikhamxay, will be held in HCM City on July 19.
Viet Nam News Bizhub

Fish conservation improving food, income, and tourism
The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF) is continuing to encourage all communities in Laos where have natural marshes, swamps, or rivers, for them to create a fish conservation area.
Vientiane Times

PCD Roadshow Draws Prospective Buyers
Phousy Construction and Development Public Company (PCD) on Jul 10 launched a roadshow event for its scheduled sales of 100 million initial public offering (IPO) shares.
Lao News Agency

Lao workers to get special aid
The Labour Ministry will open a centre to ensure the legal status of Lao workers who can prove their identity, while Lao authorities have promised to help illegal workers wanting to return home to acquire passports so they can be legally re-employed in Thailand.
Bangkok Post

Vietnam, Laos to hold first border friendship exchange
The first Vietnam-Laos border friendship exchange will take place in the northern mountainous province of Son La on July 22-24, a senior official from the Defence Ministry’s Border Guard High Command told a press conference in Hanoi on July 12.
VietnamPlus

World Bank supports disaster risk management in Laos
The World Bank will provide US$30 million to Laos as part of its continuing support for disaster risk management projects that will enable the Asian nation to lessen the impact of natural disasters.
Vientiane Times

 

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Cara Navarro

Journalism Intern at AEC News Today
Cara recently finished her first year at Bryn Mawr College in the United States, where she is studying Growth and Structure of Cities. While she is from Manila, Philippines, she has lived in multiple cities around the world, most recently Phnom Penh.

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